Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1880. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. More than two hundred illustrations by Frank T. Merrill and pictures of the home of the Little Women by Edmund H. Garrett. Recent bound in full green morocco, single gilt-rule to boards, spine gilt floral motif, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt. marbled endpaper.
London: George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1854. Full leather. One volume, Thick Quarto. The Holy Bible Containing The Old And New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by his majesty's special command, appointed to be read in churches. Illustrated with steel engravings through-out. Bound in full brown morocco, covers and spine ornate floral decorations, raised bands, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpaper, all edges gilt gauffered motif, boards with a bronze metal clasp lock hinge.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1911. Full leather. Twelve volumes. Octavo. The Novels of Jane Austen. Winchester Edition. Portrait illustrated frontispiece , red and black title pages. Titles include Sense And Sensibility, Pride And Prejudice, Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Lady Susan Watson letters. Recent bound in full green morocco, covers single gilt-rule with a gilt facsimile Jane Austen signature, spine floral motif with six compartment, raised bands, red and brown bouble morocco gilt title labels, top edge gilt. green decorative endpaper. A beautiful set.
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846. Full leather. Three volumes. Octavo. The History of the Colonization of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent. Bound in full tan calf, double gilt ruled to covers, red and green gilt title labels, spine gilt decoratios between raised bands, all edges marbled and endpapers.
Boston and NewYork: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Thick octavo. Standard Library Edition. The Life of John Marshall by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge. A Frontierman, Solider, Lawmaker, Politician, Diplomatist, Stateman. Frontispiece colored with portrait illustration throughtout. Bound in three quarter brown morocco, cloth boards, gilt motif to spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.
New York: The Grolier Society, 1900s. Leather_bound. Sixteen volumes. Octavo. The Life of Napoleon and Memoirs. 4 volumes Memoirs of Napoleon by Louis Antoine Fauvelet De Bourrienne, 6 volumes The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte by William Hazlitt, 6 volumes Memoirs of Madame Junot (Duchesse D' Abrantès). The Empire Edition is limited to four hundred and twenty-five copies which this is number 59 and printed by The Colonial Press. Illustrated colored engravings to frontispiece of each volumes with title tissue guard. Finely bound set in three quarter maroon morocco between cloth boards, top edge gilt, spine five raised bands with gilt motif of napoleonic emblems of stylized fluer-de-lis and wreath, gilt titles, maroon cloth endpapers. Excellent set in fine condition.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1872. Full leather. Two volumes. Large Quarto. Picturesque America (1872-1874) Or, The Land We Live In. Adenlineation by peen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities and other picturesque features of our country. Illustrations on steel and wood engravings by eminent american artist. Bound in full dark browm morocco, blind and gilt tooling to spine and covers, raised bands, gilt title, all edge gilt, marbled endpaper, gilt turn-ins.
London: Privately, 1905. Leather_bound. Sixteen volumes. Octavo "The Baroda Edition." The Book Of The Thousand Nights And A Nights. A plain and literal translation of the arabian nights entertainments, translated and annotated by Richard F. Burton. Printed privately by the Burton Club, limited to nine-hundred and fifty sets which this is number 99.Handsomely bound by Stikeman and Company three quarter tan morocco, top edge gilt, spine with five raised bands gilt decorations in compartments of the quarter moon and star, second and fourth panels gilt title, marbled endpaper, 71 portraits and other illustrations and captioned tissue guard.
London: Macmillan and Company, 1866. 1872. Full leather. Two volumes. Small octavo. FIRST EDITIONS. Lewis Carroll. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland 1866, With Torty Two Illustrations And Together Through The Looking-Glass, And What Alice Found There 1872, With Fifty Illustrations. Illustrated by John Tenniel, wood engraved frontispiece with original tissue-guard, nemerous wood engraved text illustrations. Finely bound Rivière and Company [stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-ins covers] full red crushed morocco, covers with triple gilt line border, spine five raised bands in compartments decoratively dense floral tooled and lettered, all edges gilt, red marbled endpaper, floral gilt turn-ins, housed in a clam shell box. A beautiful and rare first edition.
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1922. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Folio. Early English Furniture and Woodwork by Herbert Cescinsky and Ernest R. Gribble. Photogravures illustrations.The early woodworkers his life, tools and methods, Gothic Wood Workers, Wood Panelling and Mantels, Timber House, Porches and Doors, Staircase, Chest and Standing Cupboards, Walnut Chairs, Tables, Clocks, Lacquer Works, Cabinet, etc.Bound in half brown morocco with brown cloth boards, gilt spine and titles, raised bands, decorative endpaper.
Hartford, Conn. The American Publishing Company, 1899. Leather_bound. Twenty-five volumes. Octavo. The Writings of Mark Twain. The Edition De Luxe is limited to to one thousand copies chich this is number 446. Inserted in volume one a letter signed and dated S.L. Clemens, portrait and other illusttrationsto frontispiece of each volumes, red and black title pages. The writings include The American Claimant, Tom Sawyer Abroad, Tom Sawyer Detective, Roughing It, Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court, Prince And The Pauper, A Tramp Abroad, Innocents Abroad, Gilded Ages, Joan Of Arc, Huckleberry Finn, Life On The Mississippi, etc.Bound in three quarter navy blue morocco between cloth boards, spine double gilt-rule in compartments separated by raised banding, gilt titles, top edges gilt, blue endpapers. A handsome set.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Thick quarto. The History of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, by Miguel De Cervantes and translated from the spanish by Peter Anthony Motteux. Portrait and other illustrations throughtout. Bound in three quarter blue morocco, gilt title to spine , raised bands, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.
London: Henry Colburn, 1825. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Octavo. Journal Of The Private Life And Conversations Of The Emperor Napoleon At Saint Helena, by The Count De Las Cases. Illustrated with four hand colored plates engraved portraits, illustrations and maps.Bound in three quarter red morocco by Morrell Binders, spine emblems of napoleonic bees, wreath, eagle, raised bands,gilt title, all edge gilt,
London: Osgood McIlvaine and Company, 1895. Full leather. Four volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Memoirs of Barras Member of the Directorate of Napoleon. Edited with general introduction, preface and appendices by George Duruy, transalted by Charles E. Roche, seven portraits in heliogravures, two facsimile, two plans. Bound by Bayntun in full red polished calf, covers double gilt-rule to borders, spine gilt in compartments of fleur-de-lis decorations, raised banding, brown title labels, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper, floral gilt turn-ins. Housed in a slipcase.
London: Thomas Nelson, 1966. Full Leather. One volume. Quarto, First Edition. Wine by Hugh Johnson. How its made Red Table Wine, White Table Wine, Aperitifs Sherry-Champangne other sparkling wine, and vineyard from the world Europe, France, Burgundy, Bordeaux, The Rine and Moselle, Northern California and South-east Australia. Photogravures illustrations throughout.Bound in full striking red crushed morocco, covers and spine composed of scrolling interlacing tendrils and leaves gilt, gilt title, all edges gilt, decorative endpaper, gilt turn-ins, original cover- wrapper bound into the rare of book.
New York: The Century Company, 1887. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Quartos. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Being for the most part contributions by the Union and Confederate Officers based upon the century war, edited by Robert Underwood Johnson and Clarence Clouch Buel of the editorial staff of the century magazine. Illustrated with many hundred portraits, maps, battle scene, homes, cottage, ships etc. Bound in three quarter brown leather, gilt title, all edges marbled, boards and endpaper marbled.
New York: Random House, 1930. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. Moby Dick Or The Whale By Herman Melville. First Rockwell Kent Illustrated Edition. Recent bound in full navy blue morocco, single gilt-rule to covers, spine gilt motif of sail ship, whale, anchor, gilt title, raised bands, marbled blue endpaper.
London: H.Lintot, J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper. 1751. Leather_bound. Nine volumes. Octavo. The Works of Alexander Pope Efq., with his last corrections, additions and improvements; as they were delivered to the editor a little before his death: together with the commentaries and notes of Mr. Warburton, red and black title pages, illustrated throught-out set.Bound in three quarter blue morocco, marbled boards, spine floral gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt.
London: John C. Nimmo, 1887. Full leather. Two Volumes. Octavo. Robin Hood. Acollection of all the ancient poems, songs and ballads, now extant, relative to that celebrated English outlaw, to which are prefixed historical anecdotes of his life by Joseph Ritson. Fifty wood block engravings by Bewick and fine etchings from original paintings by A.H. Tourrier and E. Buckman, printed on China paper.Recent bound in full green morocco, top edge gilt, raised bands, gilt title, marbled endpaper.
London: Fisher Son and Company, 1900s. Full leather. One volume. Quarto. Emm Roberts. Hindostan its Landscapes, Places, Temples, Tombs, the shores of the Red Sea;and the sublime and romantic scenery of the Himalayan Mountains, illustrated in a series of views drawn by Turner, Stanfield, Prout, Cattermole, Roberts, Allom, etc, from the original sketches by commander Robert Elliot and Francis White, with descriptions by Emma White. Bound beautifully in full blue morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, raised bands, tan title label, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
Philadelphia: George Barrie and Sons, 1902. Full leather. Sixteen volumes. Octavo. Lives of the Queens of England. Compiled from official records and other authentic documents, private as well as public by Agnes Strickland preceded by a biographical introduction by John Foster Kirk. Exrtra-Illustrated collection, each volume to frontispiece with a coloured portrait and title tissue guard over 295 plates printed on Japan vellum paper of which twenty- six copies of this is letter 'L'. Privately printed of subcribers only. Bound in full red crushed morocco, gilt titles, raised bands, all edges gilt, inner covers brown tan and red morocco with six elegant gilt decorations framed composed of the Queens Royal Crest Coat -of- Arms, red silk moire doublures, housed in a trimmed leather and cloth slipcase of each volume. A Fine set.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Octavo. First edition. The Life and Letters of John Hay, by Willam Roscoe Thayer. Illstratred frontispiece.Bound in three quarter brown morocco, marbled endpaper and boards, gilt decorations to spine, gilt title, raise bands, top edge gilt.
New York: Longmans, Green and Co. 1899. Leather_bound. Eight volumes. Octavo.FIRST EDITION. American Revolution by George Otto Trevelyan, with the Early Life of Charles James Fox. Six volumes American Revolution and two volumes Early life of Charles James Fox. Bound by G.P Putnam's Sons in three quarter green morocco over cloth boards, spine gilt ruled and titles, raised bands, top edge gilt, green cloth endpaper, A handsome set. Trevelyan's Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay, published in 1876 is regarded as one of the best biographies in English. This work. American Revolution, was published between 1899 and 1914. The biography of Charles James Fox was first published in 1880. The focus of this work is less on American Revolution, as it happened on the ground in the Colonies, but on the effect of the British rule on the Colonies and the American Revolution asit was happening. Trevelyan's sympathies lie more with the British than the Americans, and more with Fox and the Whig party than the King George and his political allies.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. Leather_bound. Ten volumes. Thick octavo. The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman. This edition is printed on Ruisdael hand-made paper and is limited to three hundred sets of which this is number 202. The writings issued unders the editorial supervision of his literary executors Richard Maurice Bucke, Thomas B. Harned and Horace T. Traubel with additional bibliographical and critical materials prepared by Oscar Lovell Triggs.The Paumanok Edition, portarit illustrations to frontispiece with red and green title pages.Handsomely bound in three quarter green morocco, marbled boards, spine floral gilt decorations in six compartments between raised banding, gilt title to second and fourth panels, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.